How to reduce your festive footprint
Plastic packaging, damaged decorations, gift wrapping, food waste – trailing the Christmas celebrations is a mountain of rubbish. What can we do to limit it?
Episode 3: The Mess We're In
We’re not going to recycle our way out of this one. It takes awareness and education to change our behaviours surrounding waste. Find out what you can do.
Episode 2: No Time to Waste
In this episode we talk to a campaigner who forced a major supermarket to better consider sustainability in its promotions and discover how marketing research can help organisations do it better.
Episode 1 : Trash Talk
Susan Carland is joined by researchers and behaviour change experts from BehaviourWorks Australia – together they talk global waste.
Turning e-waste trash into treasure
The World Economic Forum estimates e-waste to be worth US$62.5 billion annually, but only 20 per cent is recycled through appropriate channels.
On the frontline of climate wars
As CEO of the Climate Council, Amanda McKenzie is on the frontline of the climate wars between those who accept the science and urgency of climate change, and those who don't.
Selling surfing's soul
The corporate high-performance, merchandise-heavy, social media-driven vision of surfing isn't one shared by many wave riders.
What lies beneath
The fires in the Amazon are already a major threat to the environment, and a potentially bigger disaster awaits below the ground. Could we reach the tipping point for climate change?
A river restored runs through it
Pressures of land management and poor waste management have reduced many of the world's rivers to waste dumping grounds.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Tapping into change
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
Gender equality: it's everyone's business
We need to think about the problems that men and women face not as competing priorities but as part of the same toxic social problem.
Mind over maggot
Anyone for rotten shark? Fried tarantula? When it comes to food choices, one person's disgusting is another's delicacy.
Committed to a sustainable future
Monash is playing a leading role in the push to meet the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
Dragging the chain on SDGs progress
A new report reveals Australia is lagging behind most wealthy nations in working towards the globally agreed goals.
Embracing transformation for a sustainable future
Our business-as-usual plan won't be enough to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Sustainability and ethical production are becoming central to fashion design and manufacturing.
The jury is out on microfinancing
The programs to date have delivered, at best, only modest results in the fight against poverty.
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, Monash Business School
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering
Researcher and lecturer in anthropology
Research Initiative Leader, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Associate Professor of Marketing
Senior Lecturer, Human Geography in the School of Social Sciences
Researcher at BehaviourWorks
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Head of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Malaysia School of Engineering
Lecturer and Senior Learning Coordinator, Sustainable Development Education, MSDI
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
John van kooy
Research associate and PhD candidate
Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) and ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics